SysAdmin Day
sysadminday
JP Mercier

Happy SysAdmin Day!

Today is not just casual Friday, it’s SysAdmin Day! Hard working sysadmin’s around the world are celebrating with ice cream, cake, pizza, geeky gift and accolades from colleagues and end-users everywhere. Sysadmins, we salute you. Today is your day, everything is going your way.  [+]

Hosted Exchange . O365
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JP Mercier

Office 365 vs. SherWeb? 5 Key Areas Where Microsoft Can’t Compete

When it comes to finding a communication and collaboration platform for your organization or customers, the right fit doesn’t always mean going with the industry giant. Office 365 certainly has a lot to offer, but not when it comes to customization and personalized support. [+]

Award
Microsoft WPC 2014
JP Mercier

WPC Awards Bestow Rare Back-to-Back Honors in Hosting Category

For the first time in the history of the highly competitive Hosting category, Microsoft’s WPC awards will be bestowing back-to-back winner-finalist honors to the same hosting provider. We’ll give you one guess who it is… [+]

Quantum Computing
Computer Hardware

Is Quantum Computing the Future of Tech?

Ever heard the term "quantum" outside of a Big Bang Theory episode? Probably, but you might not know what it stands for. Quantum and quantum computing are increasingly popular concepts that can cause some apprehension to those unfamiliar with the science, but no worries, it’s not that complicated.  [+]

Jobs; Recruitment
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Kathleen Largy-Nadeau

Recruitment in IT – SherWeb’s Winning Approach

Seeing all the candidates who have applied for a position at SherWeb got me thinking about the company’s recruitment and interview techniques. So I sat down with Messaouda Benhizia, SherWeb’s Recruitment Manager, to find out more.  [+]

Computer . Future
HP's Supercomputer "The Machine"

HP’s New Supercomputer Consumes 80% Less Energy

Anyone who manages servers hosted in a datacenter knows that space and electricity account for a fair share of operational costs. But what if I told you there’s a new supercomputer that could reduce energy costs 80 times? And that was 6 times more powerful than current servers? [+]

Cumulus . Programming
Cumulus Portal

Enterprise Service Bus — A Look under the Hood of the Cumulus Portal

Last March we were thrilled to unveil Cumulus, our new technology platform for SherWeb applications. Cumulus acts as a hub, interconnecting multiple SherWeb applications hosted on several environments and platforms. [+]

Mobile . Online Privacy
Smartphone

What about Mobile Phone Privacy? (Spoiler: It’s Non-Existent)

If you’re among the two-thirds of U.S. consumers who now own a mobile phone, then you really should know that your privacy is at more risk than you thought. [+]

Lync . Support
Computer Desk
Sadissa Babeni

9 Ways Lync 2013 Can Instantly Improve Internal Tech Support

Tech support has come a long way since its “by-telephone-only” days. Today, support technicians have a wide array of tools at their disposal, including instant messaging and conferencing applications, remote desktop and file sharing tools, ticketing system and more. How does Lync 2013 fit into improving tech support? [+]

eLearning . IT
Microsoft's Virtual Academy

Free Training for IT Pros with the Microsoft Virtual Academy

It’s no secret that the IT world evolves at full throttle. Working in IT requires having an open-mind because you’re constantly being bombarded with new ideas and technologies. And this translates into a lot of new training. [+]